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A BEAUTIFUL DAY FOR A NEIGHBOR - Sculptor: Paul Day
Paul Day has spent over twenty years developing a highly personal approach to figurative sculpture with a particular interest in representing the figure in architectural space using high-relief, an art form that combines drawn composition and fully rounded sculpture.
In 2019, Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, commissioned Paul Day to create a commemorative sculpture of Fred Rogers for the Campus. Mister Rogers was their most famous Alumnus and very well known in the United States for having created and animated the famous “Mister Rogers’...
On October 28th, 2021 The 360-degree sculpture titled A BEAUTIFUL DAY FOR A NEIGHBOR was unveiled. The bronze cast piece stands over 7 feet (2 meters) tall and weighs more than 3,000 pounds (1,360 kilograms). It depicts Rogers surrounded by children, hand puppets from his show, lyrics from the series’ theme song and the show’s Neighborhood Trolley.
Paul Day has stopped by our podcast neighborhood for a visit to talk about his latest masterpiece. Paul Day, welcome to the Neighborhood.
Thank you for joining us here this week in the neighborhood.
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